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Reality check - $10 a day child care plan or tax credit?

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Publication Date: 
15 Sep 2021

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REALITY CHECK - It’s time for child care for all $10 a Day Child Care Plan or Tax Credit?

The Liberals and NDP have promised to implement a Canada-wide system of $10 a day child care, expand availability
and fund fair compensation for early childhood educators. The Greens have also pledged support for universal child care.
The 2021 federal budget provides $30 billion over five years (and a minimum of $9.2 billion annually after 2025–26) to
build a system of child care. Conservatives will cancel the budget allocation and introduce a refundable child care tax credit.